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Welcome to Upper Perkiomen School District

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21st Century Education

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Community

Horseback riding in Green Lane Park

School Board

All Board and Workshop meetings are held at the Education Center - 2229 East Buck Road, Pennsburg.

Spring 2018 Classes

Session 1 9:30 – 10:30 am

Class A. GOURMET TREATS, CAFÉS AND RESTAURANTS

April 3 – The Valley Cafe Karyn and Craig Keyser

April 10 – M & J Gourmet, 9:30 to 10:00 Kirstin Nice

Java & Bake Co., 10:00 to 10:30Carolina Lara

April 17 – Wetlands Restaurant at Macoby Run Golf Course Sheila Hersh Schaffer

April 24 The New Pennsburg Diner Angie Giannaris and Bessie Kataxakis

Class B. MAKING MUSIC

April 3 – The Music of Bagpipes Jim Rembisz

April 10 – The Music of the Uptones Dr. Mark Thomas

April 17 – The Music of the Upper Perkiomen High School String Orchestra

Dr. Mark Thomas

April 24 From Log to Ukulele Jonathan Dale

Class C. SCHWENCKFELD HISTORY

All classes conducted by Dr. Allen Viehmeyer

April 3 – Caspar Schwenckfeld and the Schwenkfelders: An Overview

April 10 – Caspar Schwenckfeld: Radical Reformer

April 17 – Vignettes of Prominent Pennsylvania Schwenkfelders

April 24 Noteworthy Schwenkfelder Achievements

Session 2 11:00 –noon

Class D. HEIRLOOM CRAFTS

April 3 – Fraktur / Scherenschnitte Candace Perry

April 10 – Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Eggs Sandy Park

April 17 – Soap Making Jean Thobaben

April 24 – Quilting Candace Perry

Class E. COMMUNICATING BETWEEN CULTURES: MIND THE GAP

All classes conducted by Ariel Ackermann

April 3 – How Do Different Cultures Communicate Differently?

April 10 – What is Culture and How Does It Impact Us?

April 17 – Language and Culture: An Overview of Comparative

Linguistics

April 24 – Language Families and Cultural Similarities

Class F. US HISTORY

April 3 Constitutional Convention 1787: Men and Ideas Charles Shagg

April 10 Development of Political Parties Charles Shagg

April 17 James Buchanan: Pennsylvania’s Favorite Son Gary Hertzog

April 24 Battling Technology: The Luddites in the 1800’s Gary Hertzog